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IYC President Congratulates Okowa, Felicitate With House Of Reps Member

By Kenneth Orusi, The Nigerian Voice, Asaba

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), has congratulated the Incumbent and governor-elect of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for his well-deserved victory as the Independent Natonal Electoral Commission (INEC), gave certificate of return to him.

The IYC President, Pereotubo Oweilaemi, in his congratulatory message, urged the governor, House of Representatives and House of Assembly members-elect to take as priority the development of the state and their areas.

He also felicitated with the member-elect, House of Representatives, Burutu/Bomadi Federal Constituency, Julius Pondi.

The IYC President, also congratulated other ijaw elected officers as they take certificates of return today.

He expressed confidence that Okowa would do tremendously for the Ijaw Nation compared to what he did in his first four years.

He said that "we are optimistic that Okowa will do for the Delta ijaws more than before".

He urged the ijaw newly elected members to use their good offices to attract development to the area, saying that the Ijaw nation would not fully rely on the state governor alone.